Pros And Cons Of Framers

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These national conventions, which only happen every four years, are extremely significant in selecting a new candidate to run for president. Gathering all the party elites and party members into one huge rally, the national conventions are held to debate and compromise on certain issues to ultimate set the party platform. Then, they nominate who their candidates for president and vice president will be. However, the national conventions have had drastic changes over time. Because of significant losing turnouts in 1968, the Democrats created the McGovern-Fraser Commission, in which voters may directly participate for the nominating process. Unlike the Democrats who kept losing, the Republicans took their chances and saw very little need to …show more content…
However, regardless of who the citizens would vote for, the Framers were very clear to not specify who would be eligible to vote, how to vote, and where to vote. They were aware that their posterity would make use of this bleak idea and use it to appropriate the changing times. As a result of this flexibility, in 1804, the federal government ratified the 12th amendment, in which it depicts how the electorate would vote for the President and Vice President and a solution if a tie ever occurred. However, just like any other political process, the general election has both its pros and …show more content…
One thing I would change in the United States Constitution would be to formally add the bureaucracy as the fourth branch of government. In this piece of legislation, in order to be a part of the bureaucracy, there would be certain pre-requirements before being appointed. To make sure no corruption or any kind of patronage are engaged, this legislation would also explicitly state that bureaucratic positions are on a merit-system, and those selected are ultimately the best fit. This would create a bureaucratic government with a task force capable of implementing those decisions or policies made by the President or Congress, and have a better working government. With this, we would be able to have a system with more participation if policies were implemented. Citizens who love the policies would keep voting for those candidates who run similar goals in hopes of having the policies intact. Eventually, implementing policies would not always be fitting for everyone, and thus, there may be an increase in voting for those candidates who oppose these policies. Like dominoes, one would fall into place if the other is enacted - the better the bureaucratic system, the more established the policies are, and the more established policies are would create a more responsive and participatory system with an increase voter turnout for or against candidates who would either keep

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